Op Ed
Opinion  /  Published 03.09.22

Greener pastures

No matter how Britain’s 160,000 or so Conservatives voted yesterday, it is unlikely to have much impact on India or even on Indo-British relations. This would have been so even if opinion polls ...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.22

Dance to an old tune: Sanna Marin faces flak

Lady Macbeth was one canny lady. She knew instinctively that any big job required a male identity in a man’s world — so she called upon spirits to ‘unsex’ her. Not that Sanna M...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.22

Bollywood songs being misogynistic in nature

Dangerous rhythm Sir — Many of us know the lyrics of contemporary Bollywood tracks verbatim. Their catchy beats are often difficult to ignore. However, if one pays close attention to the lyrics...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.22

New book on Agatha Christie

Undisputed queen Agatha Christie is in the news again. I intend to get the new biography on the ‘Queen of Crime’, titled Agatha Christie: A Very Elusive Woman, which has just been publish...
By Amit Roy

Opinion  /  Published 02.09.22

Deep fissures

As the conversation around elections in Jammu and Kashmir, which is under New Delhi’s direct rule for over four years, picks up momentum, a palpable anxiety has surfaced on a host of issues. On...
By Luv Puri


Opinion  /  Published 01.09.22

Another blow

For those familiar with the political landscape of the capital, Ghulam Nabi Azad was synonymous with the Congress. Once a permanent shadow of Rajiv Gandhi at party functions, he, along with the likes ...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.22

Faith matters

As I mulled over possible ideas for my first column in this newspaper, Ashok K. Kantha, the former Indian high commissioner to Sri Lanka, tagged me on a tweet, reminding me of my musical travels in no...
By T.M. Krishna

Opinion  /  Published 29.08.22

Common concerns

What’s common to Australia’s Carmichael mining project and Kerala’s Vizhinjam International Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport? There are many. First, both are being constructed by the A...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan

Opinion  /  Published 28.08.22

Tamed tigers

The prospect of Gautam Adani acquiring a controlling interest in NDTV has excited comment. NDTV in both its Hindi and English avatars takes an editorial position that is often at odds with the narrati...
By Mukul Kesavan

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.22

The real game

As a member of the Karnataka State Cricket Association, I have free entry to all matches played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. However, I have never exercised that privilege in the case of the Indian Pre...
By Ramachandra Guha


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